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Why can't Great Britain look Northern Ireland in the eye? | Emer O'Toole

PUBLISHED January 25, 2013

Great Britain's attitude towards Northern Ireland has been puzzling me lately. The impetus for my confusion, of course, is the sectarian flag protests that are now in their eighth week in Belfast. While recent demonstrations have been mainly peaceful, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has now adopted a more "assertive" approach, and protesters warn that the resultant arrests ? 11 people last Monday ? will only make matters worse.

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